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In April, Butte became director of UCSF's Institute for Computational Health Sciences and executive director of clinical informatics for UC Health Sciences and Services. 

N-of-One will provide clinical interpretation services for genomic tests conducted as part of the New England Veterans' Integrated Service Network oncology program

If the regional precision medicine program is successful, the VA might expand it for veterans around the country.

The test, called Neurome, is available from Athena, Quest Diagnostics' genetic testing business for neurological disorders, and is performed by Personalis.

The company has raised a total of $75 million in venture capital to date.

This article was originally published Oct. 23.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalis and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research said today that they have partnered to provide commercial human whole-genome sequencing, analysis, and interpretation services to researchers and clinicians worldwide.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Personalis has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists for its clinical lab in Menlo Park, Calif., the genetic analysis company said today.

The Inova Translational Medicine Institute has been exploring the diagnostic use of whole-genome sequencing in newborns with unexplained syndromes in a research setting and plans to transition to a clinical diagnostic test by the end of this year.

This article has been updated to reflect the increased size of a study by Inova.

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The US Department of Justice has proposed a rule change to enable DNA to be collected from migrants, the Associated Press reports.

Bernard Fisher, a surgeon who changed how breast cancer is treated, has died at 101, the New York Times reports.

Washington Post columnist writes that she is skeptical about DNA-based diets.

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